Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors Discuss Building Remodeling Plans

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed the project at Orchard Hill as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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May is Stroke Prevention Month

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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According to the Iowa Department of Public Health stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Iowa prompting the need to bring awareness of the problem throughout the month of May.  

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Unemployment Numbers Continue to Fall In Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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April unemployment figures released by the Iowa Workforce Development continue to show a fall in unemployment claims.  

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Kalona City Council Fills Vacancy

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A number of things were covered at Mondays City Council meeting in Kalona.

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Area Student Attends Academic Ceremony

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local high school graduate was recently honored at an award ceremony put on by the governor.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini-Grant Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Local non-profits have until July 22nd to submit grant applications to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Kalona Resident Running for County Supervisor

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

A Kalona resident is running for a seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors in next month’s Primary.  

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Jefferson County Visitor Maps Available

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Jefferson County is now offering a visitor friendly tourism map for businesses.

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Washington Page – Greg Woller

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 11:01 am

Greg Woller from the Washington Y talks about their memberships and their summer camps.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – Richard Gilmore

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 10:58 am

Richard Gilmore of Washington talks about his run for Supervisor in District 4 of Washington County.

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Water Illness Prevention Week

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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In an effort to raise awareness about healthy swimming, the Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding everyone that this week is National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week.  

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Low Class Sizes Results in Consolidation

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Low class sizes at an area elementary school has resulted in the consolidation of a its 1st and 2nd grade.

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Washington County SAFE Coalition Joins Underage Drinking Campaign

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County SAFE Coalition is joining forces with Drug Free Action Alliance to spread the message that underage drinking is an issue.  

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U on the Farm

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A local farmer recently opened his farm up to city dwellers, as part of a program put on by the Iowa FFP.

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2013 Community Chest Campaign Getting Started

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local organization is hoping to add members that are looking to help the community.  

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Crooked Creek Offering Summer Camps

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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School will soon be out, and Crooked Creek Christian Camp has some summer camps planned for kids to stay busy during their summer vacation.  

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First in Garden Goodness Webinar Series Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The first in a series of webinars is happening tonight at the Washington County Extension.  

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Washington Resident Seeking Supervisor Position

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Washington resident is seeking a position for a seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors in next month’s Primary.  

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Washington Page – Michelle Peiffer

Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce talks about their role in promoting tourism.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – Matt Latcham Primary Bid

Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 10:58 am

Candidate Matt Latcham talks about why he is running for Washington County Supervisor for District 1.

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